Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Field day studies water, crops.(Business Outlook)

Byline: Journal Staff Report

Peanut farming on the agenda

Crop research on peanut production, insect control and water efficiency will be showcased at a field day Aug. 6 at New Mexico State University's Agricultural Science Center at Clovis.

The free program from 8:30 a.m. to noon will include lunch provided by local businesses, according to a news release.

The event will open with remarks from NMSU President Jay Gogue; Jerry Schickedanz, the dean of NMSU's College of Agriculture and Home Economics; and Tye Curtis, head of the local advisory committee.

Rex Kirksey, acting superintendent of NMSU's Agricultural Science Center at Clovis, said in a news release that water availability will be discussed as well. …

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